Shakespeare and the Materiality of Performance

Shakespeare and the Materiality of Performance

By: Erika T. Lin (author)Hardback

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Winner of the MRDS 2013 David Bevington Award for Best New Book in Early Drama Studies! Drawing on a wide variety of primary sources, Lin reconstructs playgoers' typical ways of thinking and feeling and demonstrates how these culturally-trained habits of mind shaped dramatic narratives and the presentational dynamics of onstage action.

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Erika T. Lin is Associate Professor in the Ph.D. Program for Theatre at the Graduate Center, The City University of New York, USA


PART I: PERFORMANCE EFFECTS Introduction: Materializing the Immaterial Theorizing Theatrical Privilege: Rethinking Weimann's Concepts of Locus and Platea PART II: THEATRICAL WAYS OF KNOWING Staging Sight: Visual Paradigms and Perceptual Strategies in Love's Labor's Lost Imaginary Forces: Allegory, Mimesis, and Audience Interpretation in The Spanish Tragedy PART III: EXPERIENCING EMBODIED SPECTACLE Dancing and Other Delights: Spectacle and Participation in Doctor Faustus and Macbeth Artful Sport: Violence, Dismemberment, and Games in Titus Andronicus , Cymbeline , and Doctor Faustus

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/09/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781137001061
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 253
  • ID: 9781137001061
  • weight: 541
  • ISBN10: 1137001062

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